Brodus Clay and Tensai (with Cameron and Naomi) versus Jimmy and Jey Uso versus Drew McIntyre and Jinder Mahal (with Heath Slater) in a Number One Contender Match
Mahal with a kick and punch to Jey followed by an Irish whip but Jey with an enzuigiri to Drew. Jimmy tags in and Jey with an Irish whip into a clothesline and a super kick. Jimmy misses a clothesline to Tensai and Tensai with punches and he hits the Baldo Bomb but Jey breaks it up. Jinder sends Jey to the foor and then Tensai takes care of Jinder and Drew. Clay with a splash off the apron onto 3MB. Tensai with a senton to Jimmy but Jimmy kicks out. Jimmy with a super kick followed by a Samoan drop and Jey with the superfly splash for the three count.
Winners: Jimmy and Jey Uso
After the match, The Shield make their way into the aisle to confront the men who will face Roman and Seth for the tag titles.
Drew McIntyre (with Heath Slater and Jinder Mahal) versus Christian
After the match: Christian says that after ten long months it feels damn good to be back on Smackdown. It feels better to be in front of each and every one of his peeps. He says that everyone knows why he came back. He did it for that ‘One More Match’.
The Shield’s music plays and they make their way to the ring and surround him on three sides. They get on the apron and Christian tries to figure out what to do. All three men attack and they work over Christian. Reigns punches Christian and then Reigns growls to signal that it is time for the Cerberus Bomb.
The Shield vs. Justin Gabriel and The Uso’s
Gabriel and Ambrose start. Lock up. Gabriel gets slammed to the ground, Gabriel hops up and hits an arm grad. Gabriel connects with a dropkick. Rollins in. Gabriel takes Ambrose out. They trade blows. Rollins throws Gabriel onto the apron, and then connects with cross body. Jey Uso in. The Uso’s double team him. Jimmy gets the tag, and Ambrose saves Rollins from getting hit.
As we come back, Rollins tags in Roman Reigns. Roman throws Gabriel into the Shield’s corner. Uso gets the tag, and dominates until Roman unloads with punches, kicks, and headbutts. Ambrose gets in and hits several kicks to the gut for a two. They trade blows. Headlock on Jey. Uso powers out, Ambrose counters and tags in Rollins. Rollins connects with multiple kicks. Roman gets in and hits a slam on Jey, followed by kicks in the corner. Jey hits him a few times, but gets put in a headlock from Reigns. Jey jumps over Reigns for the tag but couldn’t connect. Kick to Reigns. Jimmy gets tagged in and so does Ambrose. Jimmy hits the Samoan Slam, and then a slam on Rollins. Two count on Ambrose. Ambrose and Jimmy collide with a double cross body. Gabriel tags in, kicks Reigns. Uso’s get in to help, which allows Ambrose to get up and trip Justin. Ambrose connects with the DDT for the win.
Winners: The Shield (8:48)
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[spoiler]Drew McIntyre w/Heath Slater & Jinder Mahal vs. Christian. Winner via Kill Switch, Christian. Both Slater and Mahal tried to interfere on McIntyre’s behalf but Christian handled them to go 2-0 since returning. After the match, Christian explains how good it feels to be back on Smackdown in front of his peeps. In fact, he wants another match. The Shield come out through the crowd and bring him to justice. They hold their titles in the ring before leaving.[/spoiler]